Bilingual funerary inscription for Maria from Joppa (JOP0110)

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Title

Bilingual funerary inscription for Maria from Joppa (JOP0110)

Description

Bilingual Greek/Hebrew funerary inscription for Maria, identified as the daughter or wife of Anatolius, from Joppa/Jaffa, dated between the 3rd-6th c. CE (JOP0110)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2217

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

JOP0110

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 21
W 31.5
D 4.8cm

Diplomatic

ΜΝΗΜΑΔΙΑΦΕΡΟΝ
ΤΑΜΑΡΙΑΣΑΝΑΤΟ
ΛΙΟΥΕΡΓΑΤΟΥ
{Hebrew}

Translation

(Greek) Tomb belonging to Maria (daughter/wife) of Anatolius, laborer.
(Hebrew) Peace

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

White marble plaque with three lines of a Greek inscription over a single line of Hebrew, which is flanked by two lulavim

Letters

2-2.5cm

Findspot

Jaffa Necropolis

Current Location (if known)

Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo inv. no. C 41682

Name 1

Name 2

Selected Bibliography

CIIP3=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume III: South Coast: a multi-lingual corpus of
the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. pp.94-95, no.2217

Citation

“Bilingual funerary inscription for Maria from Joppa (JOP0110),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/152.

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